After months of searching, the Union Academy Board of Directors chose Ann Walters as the new headmaster.
Inflatable devices, such as bounce houses and large slides, will no longer be allowed on school property.
Monroe Mayor Bobby Kilgore is worried that language in the regional airport commission proposal could open the door for regional control of the Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport.
A new speculative building has been approved for construction on Goldmine Road.
Junior ace Sean Collins (5) earned the complete-game victory in Weddington's 3-2 road win over Charlotte Catholic in the third round of the 3A playoffs on Friday. The Warriors, defending 3A state champs, play at archrival Marvin Ridge in the state quarterfinals on Tuesday.
Piedmont High got two doubles from Austin Harding and two hits each from John Elwood, Cameron Price and Nigel Hester in a 7-0 home win over Trinity in the third round of the 2A baseball playoffs, while pitcher Corey Sikes improved to 9-0 with a two-hitter. The Panthers host defending state champion Randleman on Tuesday.
Max Wotell improved to 8-0 on the mound and Marvin Ridge pulled away with a six-run inning during an easy home win over Asheboro in the third round of the 3A baseball playoffs. The victory sets up a quarterfinal showdown at home against archrival Weddington on Tuesday.
Porter Ridge, the defending 4A state champions in softball, cruised into the quarterfinal round with a 12-2 win over Olympic. The Pirates host 28-1 Alexander Central in the fourth round.
Sticking with it led to success for artist
The Pekingese dogs were sacred in ancient China and could only be owned by royalty. Bella seems to somehow know that.
Fred and I ate at an Ethiopian restaurant, The Red Sea, in Charlotte on Monday night. My son has traveled throughout all of Africa and has told us he enjoyed eating in Ethiopia. This is the closest Fred and I will probably ever come to tasting a bit of Ethiopian and Eritrean culture.
Kel Hodel was born and raised in Kentucky. Upon graduation from high school in 1988, Kel decided to join the US Army.
Most of the weather sure has been nice — comfortable, and a little rain, which we needed. The lawns look so green since that rain storm. The trees look so beautiful. And you know what else I like about this time of the year? The livestock grazing, and lazing about. I love to watch them on the hot days when they all head for the shade of the trees. They’re so cute.
When I interviewed for the police chief’s position in 2006, then City Manager Craig Meadows gave me a list of things that he wanted the police department to accomplish. At the top of the list was to get the police department nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, or CALEA.
Freshman Rep. Mark Brody of Union County and his fellow Republicans in the state Legislature have plans for a host of new private schools that would siphon students away from public schools. And they want taxpayers to foot the bill.
Celebration marks UDI contribution
To whomever’s heart this will touch
Please, no more pictures of dead animals
GOP platform is roadmap, follow it
Airport Authority should not have taxing authority
Protect North Carolina’s courts
Today’s civics lesson for grade school students
N.C. makes the national news for most extreme laws
Electronic public notice is a bad idea